Video: Belgium and Italy pay tribute to fans who died in Heysel disaster

A classy touch.

The Belgium v Italy friendly was paused momentarily on Friday night as the players paid tribute to the 39 fans who lost their lives at the Heysel disaster.

The King Baudouin Stadium – the rebuilt Heysel arena – rose to their feat in the 39th minute as supporters and players alike applauded the many Italians who perished in the tragedy.

600 supporters, mainly Juventus followers, were also injured in the 1985 disaster during the Old Lady’s European Cup final with Liverpool.

Watch the touching moment here:

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